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Northcoast Distributing eyes larger site

            VALPARAISO – Northcoast Distributing has announced it plans to move to a new and larger location on the south side of Valparaiso.             The new location is on 35 acres on Indiana 49, south of U.S. 30 across from the Porter County Jail and the Porter County Fairgrounds.             Once the move is complete, …

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Innovators Cafe features WorkingWell

            CROWN POINT – The first Innovators Café of 2011 will feature WorkingWell Occupational Healthcare, the world’s first freestanding occupational health provider to receive International Organization of Standardization certification.             It will be held starting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at Franciscan Point, the new outpatient health care complex operated by St. Anthony Medical …

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Ugly lamp winners are announced

            HAMMOND – The South Shore Convention and Visitors Association has announced the winners in its annual Ugly Lamp and Tree contest conducted as a part of its annual “A Christmas Story Comes Home” event.             Ugly Lamp winners were Michelle Johnston and Katie Noojin of Griffith for their foot lamp.             The tree contest …

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ThermoSafe to close Michigan City plant

            MICHIGAN CITY – ThermoSafe Brands has announced it will close its manufacturing plant in the Michigan City Enterprise Center by the end of 2011, putting 100 people out of work.             Tegrant Inc. of DeKalb, Ill., which owns ThermoSafe, recently completed an evaluation of the “company’s footprint” with a view to making its production …

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Porter Health focuses on stroke prevention

            VALPARAISO – Porter Health systems is participating in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Stroke Program. It has a goal of improving the quality of care for stroke patients by improving acute stroke treatment and preventing future strokes and cardiovascular illness.             The guidelines of the program address acute stroke …

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Murray named president of national group

            MISHAWAKA – Mark Murray has been named 2011 chairman of the board for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Murray is president/CEO of Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka.             NHPCO has 52,000 members and is the oldest and largest organization representing hospice and palliative care programs.             Murray has been on the …

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Patients give St. Anthony ER high marks

            CROWN POINT – St. Anthony Medical Center’s Emergency Department ranks among the top 10 percentile in the nation for patient service and satisfaction according to survey by Press Ganey of South Bend.             In the third quarter, Press Ganey, which works with more than 10,000 health care organizations nationwide, St. Anthony ranked in the …

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Valade contributes to Amazon top seller

            VALPARAISO – Theresa Valade, CEO of Success Trek, was the only author from Northwest Indiana invited to contribute to the book, “The Gratitude Project: 365 Days of Gratitude.”              On Dec. 15, the book became an Amazon No. 1 bestseller in the Health, Mind and Body – Self Help category.             “Writing for the …

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SB Symphony presents ‘Russian Dreams’

            SOUTH BEND – The South Bend Symphony Orchestra will present “Russian Dreams,” at 8 p.m. (EST) Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Morris Performing Arts Center.             The concert will feature music from Russian composers, Tchaikovsky, Borodin and Prokofiev.             Performances include Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from the opera Prince Igor; Tchaikovsky’s “Concerto for Violin and …

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PNC recognized by Carnegie Foundation

            WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central has been chosen by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its 2010 Community Engagement Classification. PNC is one of 115 institutions added to the classification, bringing the total to 311.             The Community Engagement Classification recognizes colleges and universities dedicated to community engagement.             “Everyone …

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